Number of giant pandas in captivity in China reaches 312

15:34, March 02, 2011      

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During the 11th Five-Year Plan period, the living conditions of China's endangered wildlife generally improved, and population levels have remained steady, according to the National Wildlife Conservation and Nature Reserve Construction Management meeting.

It is reported that 85 percent of China's wild animal population and 65 of the higher plant communities are being effectively protected, more than 250 species of artificially breeding populations of wild animals continue to expand, more than 1,000 species of rare and endangered wild plants are under migration conservation. By the end of 2010, the national number of giant pandas in captivity had reached 312, and the number of crested ibis in captivity had grown to 620 from fewer than 300.

By People's Daily Online


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